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2011-06-20 19:28:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and MIAT Mongolian Airlines have announced an order for two Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes and one 767-300ER (extended range) airplane. The order, valued at $245 million at list prices, marks the first time in more than two decades that MIAT Mongolian Airlines will extend its route network by purchasing Boeing airplanes instead of leasing them. The agreement was signed by Kim Pastega, vice president and general manager of...

2011-05-26 13:25:00

DALLAS, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genghis Grill - The Mongolian Stir Fry, has proven that 48 'khantestants' can lose 1087 lbs in 90 days. This past February, Genghis Grill's healthy-influenced campaign, Health Kwest, challenged the chosen khantestants to achieve a healthier lifestyle by eating free Genghis Grill for 90 days. Medical City Hospital in Dallas provided nutritional and exercise tips while Quest Diagnostics tracked their weight loss. The Health Kwest winner would win $10,000...

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2011-05-24 14:10:00

By Margaret Allen, Southern Methodist University Birch mouse is now 9 million years older than previously known and migrated from Asia to North America Tiny fossil teeth discovered in Inner Mongolia are a new species of birch mouse, indicating that ancestors of the small rodent are much older than previously reported, according to paleontologist Yuri Kimura, Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Fossils of the new species were discovered in sediments that are 17 million years old, said...

2011-05-23 07:00:00

BEIJING, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yongye International, Inc. (NASDAQ: YONG), a leading agricultural nutrient company in China ("Yongye" or the "Company"), today announced that the Company plans to host an Analyst/Investor Event in Beijing and Hohhot, Inner Mongolia on June 8 and June 9, 2011. The portion of the event in Beijing will include visits to independently-owned, Yongye branded stores in suburban Beijing. The portion of the event in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, will...

2011-05-05 01:00:00

--National Geographic-supported project searches for tomb of Genghis Khan, with help of virtual explorers worldwide-- BETHESDA, MD, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has continued its support of the world-renowned survey that is identifying archaeological sites in Genghis Khan's homeland - Mongolia's most sacred heritage area. During the expedition's second phase,...

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2011-05-04 08:25:00

The Asiatic wild ass in the Mongolian Gobi Considerable attention is currently being paid to the conservation of migratory birds, as such species may face threats not only in their breeding and wintering areas but also en route between them.  But many mammals are also migratory and because most of them are unable to fly they face a number of additional challenges to survive.  Fresh light on their difficulties is shed by recent work in the group of Chris Walzer at the Research...

2011-04-25 10:15:00

In the news release, Lotus Pharmaceuticals Responds to Investor Concerns in Exclusive Interview, issued 25-Apr-2011 by Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the 9th paragraph, 5th sentence, should read "We plan to use approximately 10% of the land, or approximately 100 mu, to build a pharmaceutical distribution center serving primarily the five northwestern provinces in China," rather than "We plan to use approximately 10% of the land, or...

2011-04-25 05:55:00

BEIJING, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: LTUS) ("Lotus" or the "Company"), a fast-growing, profitable developer, manufacturer and seller of medicine and drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), announced today that its Vice President of Corporate Development, Dr. Xing Shen, was interviewed by Gary Eelman, Director of Institutional Sales at RedChip Companies, Inc. A full transcript of the interview is below: Q: First,...

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2011-04-20 11:53:41

A fossilized spider, uncovered in inner Mongolia, is thought to be the largest ever spider fossil discovered. It has been so perfectly preserved from 165 million years ago that scientists have identified it down to the exact species and that is was an adult female, BBC News reports. This specimen was uncovered from at a site called Daohugou in Inner Mongolia, also home to areas filled with fossilized salamanders, small primitive mammals, insects and water crustaceans. This fossilized Golden...

2011-03-28 21:40:00

BEIJING, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LTUS) ("Lotus" or the "Company"), a fast-growing, profitable developer, manufacturer and seller of medicine and drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. Summary financial data is provided below: Fiscal Year 2010 Financial Highlights Revenues for the 2010 fiscal year increased by...


Latest Mongolia Reference Libraries

Mongolian death worm
2013-11-27 09:51:18

The Mongolian death worm is a cryptid that is claimed to inhabit the Gobi Desert. It lives underground in hibernation except for the months of June and July. It will surface from its underground habitat when it rains and soaks the ground. It is alleged to kill its prey from a distance. It either sprays an acidic venom that dissolves anything it touches, or by an electrical discharge. According to legend, touching the worm will cause severe pain or instant death. Locals have claimed that...

Mongolian-Manchurian Grassland
2013-04-18 22:58:55

The Mongolian-Manchurian grassland ecoregion, known also as the Mongolian-Manchurian Steppe, located in the temperate grassland Biome, is found in Mongolia, the Chinese Autonomous region of Inner Mongolia and northeastern China. The grassland covers an area of 342,600 square miles. This Palearctic temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands ecoregion of the Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands Biome, creates a large crescent around the Gobi Desert, stretching across central...

Asian Badger, Meles leucurus
2013-01-01 11:07:20

The Asian badger or sand badger (Meles leucurus) is native to The Korean Peninsula, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. Its range includes Mongolia and the Urals in the southeast portion of Russia. It prefers a habitat within open woodlands with deciduous vegetation next to pastures, but it will reside in steppe lands, scrublands, coniferous forests, and mixed woodlands. This badger species can be found at an elevation of up to 13,000 feet and is separated from the European badger by the Volga...

2012-06-14 08:47:19

Symbol: THMO10 Group: Lichen Family: Thrombiaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Family   Thrombiaceae Genus   Thrombium Wallr. – thrombium lichen Species   Thrombium mongolicum H. Magn. – Mongolia thrombium lichen

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2011-09-27 20:55:11

Protoceratops, meaning “first horned face,” is a genus of herbivorous ceratopsian dinosaur from the Campanian stage of the Late Cretaceous Period (83 to 70 million years ago) in what is now Mongolia. The first specimen was discovered by photographer JB Shackelford in 1922 in the Gobi desert while working with an expedition looking for human ancestors. The photographer did not uncover any human remains but did find many specimens of fossilized Protoceratops, along with other dinosaurs of...

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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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